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Julia Powles / Guardian:
UK High Court determines ISPs must block sites selling counterfeit goods   —  Internet service providers must help crack down on fake goods, high court rules  —  In what is thought to be the first ruling of its kind, the High Court in the UK has determined that ISPs must try to block sites selling counterfeit goods
Oct 21, 2014, 6:15 AMIn context
Guardian:
Guardian responds to Whisper's denials, stands by its claims, urges media and users to keep pressing Whisper   —  Whisper: the facts  —  Executives from the anonymous social media app have dismissed as a ‘pack of lies’ the Guardian's revelation that they track users.  But the evidence is clear
Oct 17, 2014, 10:00 AMIn context
Guardian:
Whisper, the anonymous social media app, tracks users who have opted out of geolocation services, shares information with US DoD, stores data indefinitely   —  Revealed: how Whisper app tracks anonymous users  — Company shares some information with US Department of Defense
Oct 16, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Owen Bowcott / Guardian:
Mass internet surveillance threatens international law, UN report claims   —  Actions of intelligence agencies are ‘corrosive of online privacy’, Ben Emmerson says in response to Edward Snowden leaks  —  Mass surveillance of the internet by intelligence agencies is “corrosive of online privacy” …
Oct 16, 2014, 7:55 AMIn context
Charles Arthur / Guardian:
Snapsaved confirms their site was breached, 500 MB of Snapchat images affected, no personal info leaked   —  Third-party Snapchat site claims photos were hacked from server  —  Developers behind Snapsaved.com, which stores Snapchat pictures, claim user photos were stolen …
Oct 13, 2014, 11:15 AMIn context
Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:
Citizenfour, Laura Poitras' documentary about Snowden, confirms a second leaker   —  Citizenfour review - Poitras' victorious film shows Snowden vindicated  —  Laura Poitras' documentary disentangles NSA surveillance and plots the story of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and Moscow  —  Edward Snowden in Moscow.
Oct 11, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Angry Birds maker Rovio lays off 130 staff and tries to ‘reignite growth’   —  Layoffs affect 16% of Finnish firm's workforce as it focuses on its games, media and consumer products businesses  —  Angry Birds still has 200m active players, but its growth has been slower than expected
Oct 2, 2014, 5:05 AMIn context
Nicky Woolf / Guardian:
Hackers charged with stealing over $100m in US army and Xbox technology   —  Indictment unsealed on Tuesday reveals Department of Justice charged four people in international computer hacking ring  —  Four men have been charged with breaking into the computer systems of Microsoft …
Sep 30, 2014, 7:30 PMIn context
Guardian:
Telstra plans 2 million public WiFi hotspots across Australia, trials begin in next few weeks   —  Telstra public phone booths to get new life as two million public Wi-Fi hotspots  —  People will be able to connect to the Wi-Fi hotspots within a 100-metre radius of the phone booths
Sep 30, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
WhoSampled launches on Android, scans music on your phone to offer samples, remixes, and covers   —  With 1 million users, WhoSampled brings its music DNA exploration to Android  —  'We are much more than a glorified Excel spreadsheet.  It's an experience,' says founder Nadav Poraz
Sep 24, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
Delivering a complete cloud for every business, industry and geography  —  Executive Vice President Scott Guthrie of the Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group discusses Microsoft's approach to delivering the industry's complete cloud.
Amazon Web Services:
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Rackspace:
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Zoho:
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